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             === Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===

                       === Friday, January 17, 2014 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Arizona Diamondbacks - Agreed to a one-year contract with pitcher Joe
Thatcher.

Atlanta Braves - Agreed to terms with pitchers Kris Medlen and Mike Minor,
infielder Chris Johnson and outfielder Jordan Schafer on one-year contracts.

Baltimore Orioles - Agreed to terms with first baseman Chris Davis and
pitchers Tommy Hunter, Bud Norris, Brian Matusz and Troy Patton on one-year
contracts.

Boston Red Sox - Agreed to terms with first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp,
infielder Jonathan Herrera and pitcher Junichi Tazawa on one-year contracts.

Chicago White Sox - Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with infielder
Gordon Beckham and outfielder Alejandro De Aza.

Cincinnati Reds - Agreed to terms with pitcher Sam LeCure on a two-year
contract; agreed to terms with pitcher Alfredo Simon on a one-year contract.

Cleveland Indians - Agreed to terms with pitcher Marc Rzepczynski on a one-
year contract.

Colorado Rockies - Agreed to terms with pitcher Juan Nicasio and outfielder
Drew Stubbs on one-year contracts.

Detroit Tigers - Agreed to terms with pitchers Al Alburquerque, Rick Porcello
and Max Scherzer and outfielders Andy Dirks and Austin Jackson on one-year
contracts.

Houston Astros - Agreed to terms with catcher Jason Castro and utilityman
Jesus Guzman on one-year contracts.

Kansas City Royals - Agreed to terms with infielder Emilio Bonifacio, pitcher
Luke Hochevar and first baseman Eric Hosmer on one-year contracts.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Signed pitcher Clayton Kershaw to a seven-year contract.

Miami Marlins - Agreed to terms with outfielder Giancarlo Stanton and pitchers
Steve Cishek and Mike Dunn on one-year contracts.

Milwaukee Brewers - Signed infielder Mark Reynolds to a minor league contract
with an invitation to spring training.

Minnesota Twins - Agreed to terms with third baseman Trevor Plouffe on a one-
year contract.

New York Mets - Agreed to terms with pitcher Bobby Parnll on a one-year
contract.

New York Yankees - Agreed to terms with outfielder Brett Gardner and pitchers
Shawn Kelley, Ivan Nova and David Robertson on one-year contracts.

Oakland Athletics - Agreed to terms with pitcher Luke Gregerson, infielders
Jed Lowrie and Brandon Moss and outfielder Craig Gentry.

Philadelphia Phillies - Agreed to terms with outfielder John Mayberry, Jr. on
a one-year contract.

Pittsburgh Pirates - Agreed to terms with third baseman Pedro Alvarez, second
baseman Neil Walker, first baseman Gaby Sanchez, outfielder Travis Snider and
pitchers Mark Melancon and Vin Mazzaro on one-year contracts.

San Diego Padres - Agreed to terms with pitchers Ian Kennedy and Tyson Ross,
inifelders Everth Cabrera and Chase Headley and infielder/outfielder Kyle
Blanks on one-year contracts.

San Francisco Giants - Agreed to terms with utilityman Tony Abreu, pitcher
Yusmeiro Petit and outfielder Gregor Blanco.

Seattle Mariners - Signed pitcher Logan Kensing and catcher Manny Pina to
minore league contracts with invitations to spring training.

St. Louis Cardinals - Agreed to terms with outfielders Jon Jay and Peter
Bourjos on one-year contracts.

Tampa Bay Rays - Agreed to terms with utilityman Sean Rodriguez, outfielder
Matt Joyce, catcher Jose Lobaton and pitchers Jeremy Hellickson, Jake McGee
and Cesar Ramos on one-year contracts.

Texas Rangers - Agreed to terms with pitchers Neftali Feliz and Alexi Ogando
on one-year contracts.

Toronto Blue Jays - Agreed to terms with outfielder Colby Rasmus and pitchers
Esmil Rogers and Brett Cecil on one-year contracts.

Washington Nationals - Agreed to terms with shortstop Ian Desmond and pitcher
Jordan Zimmermann on two-year contracts; agreed to terms with pitchers Drew
Storen and Jerry Blevins and catcher Wilson Ramos.


=== BASKETBALL ===

Boston Celtics - Signed guard Chris Johnson to a 10-day contract.

Golden State Warriors - Assigned center Ognjen Kuzmic to Santa Cruz (NBADL).

Oklahoma City Thunder - Assigned guard/forward Andre Roberson to Tulsa
(NBADL).


=== FOOTBALL ===

Calgary Stampeders (CFL) - Signed wide receiver Joe West to a contract
extension.

Green Bay Packers - Announced the resignation of linebackers coach Kevin
Greene.

National Football League - Fined New Orleans Saints safety Rafael Bush
$21,000.

Tennessee Titans - Named Jason Michael offensive coordinator.

Washington Redskins - Named Wes Phillips tight ends coach; announced the club
will retain Chris Foerster as offensive line coach and Jim Haslett as
defensive coordinator.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed kicker Lirim Hajrullahu and wide
receivers Jordan Brescacin and Taylor Renaud; signed linebacker Doug Hogue.


=== HOCKEY ===

Anaheim Ducks - Assigned goaltender John Gibson to Norfolk (AHL).

Florida Panthers - Acquired forward Ryan Martindale from the Edmonton Oilers
in exchange for forward Steve Pinizzotto.

Montreal Canadiens - Recalled defenseman Nathan Beaulieu and forward Joonas
Nattinen from Hamilton (AHL).

Nashville Predators - Assigned goaltender Marek Mazanec to Milwaukee (AHL).

National Hockey League - Fined Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal $5,000.

New York Islanders - Loaned forward Kirill Kabanov to MoDo (Swedish Elite
League).

Phoenix Coyotes - Assigned defenseman Rostislav Klesla to Portland (AHL).

St. Louis Blues - Activated forward Alex Steen from injured reserve.

Toronto Maple Leafs - Placed forwards David Clarkson and Frazer McLaren on
injured reserve.

Winnipeg Jets - Assigned forward Carl Klingberg to St. John's (AHL).


=== COLLEGE ===

Northern Iowa - Named Daniel Finn head women's tennis coach.

Vanderbilt - Named Derek Mason head football coach.